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A late 18th century marble bust of the goddess Roma

A statuary white marble bust of the goddess Roma, attributed to Francis Harwood (1726-1783), the goddess wearing a helmet with raised scenes of the wolf suckling Romulus; the crest embellished with giallo antico marble and the visor with africano marble, the drapery carved from bardiglio marble and Sicilian jasper, on a neo-classical socle.

c. 1770
The bust bears many similarities to the work of Francis Harwood, an English sculptor working in Italy during the late 18th century.

77cm high

51.5cm across the shoulders

19cm diameter of socle

Price: £38,000

The bust could be sold with an accompanying column – Roman, 2nd century AD, also of bardiglio marble and with a rouge royal base. Dimensions are 90cm high x 28cm diameter and the separate base is 34cm high x 16cm diameter.

Price: £9,400

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